It’s already unraveling.

About a week after Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s investigator labeled Former President Donald Trump and others in the state and national Republican Party “unindicted co-conspirators” in an alleged attempt to overturn the state’s 2020 presidential election, Nessel’s office is saying something else.

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The AG’s office considers Laura Cox, a former Michigan Republican Party chair named an “unindicted co-conspirator” by investigator Howard Shock under oath in court on April 24, “to be a cooperating witness in the case,” spokeswoman Kim Bush wrote in an email to Bridge Michigan.

Bush contends Cox “has fully cooperated with our staff throughout the course of the investigation and prosecution of this matter,” she wrote.

The case centers on 15 high level Republicans in the state and national party accused of forging documents to claim victory for Trump in Michigan in the 2020 presidential election.

Cox, who served as a state witness in the case last year, told The Detroit News last week it was “shocking” to hear her name among the “unindicted co-conspirators.”

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“They’re being very cavalier,” she said.

“Howard Shock has not been indicted for stupidity, but he should be,” Cox told Bridge last week.

Cox, a former state lawmaker and wife of former Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox, provided the News with a voicemail from LaDonna Logan, an assistant attorney general, from the day after Shock’s testimony that seemingly contradicts his claims.

“She’s been very cooperative with the investigation,” Logan said in the voicemail. “I do not consider her an unindicted co-conspirator in any way, shape or form.”

Other state level officials named by Shock include former Michigan Republican Party legal counsel Stu Sandler, former Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard, and his wife, Jenell. It’s unclear what roles they allegedly played in the case, and Nessel’s office has ignored inquiries from the media to clarify.

Bush also did not respond to Bridge’s questions about whether Shock made other errors in his testimony.

“I have been informed that my name was presented in a false and derogatory manner in open court,” Tom Leonard, partner with the Plunkett Cooney law firm, told the News. “I would expect the Attorney General to move swiftly, as ethically required, to correct the testimony whether intentionally misleading or mistaken.”

Sandler had a similar reaction when contacted by Bridge.

“I stand by the sound legal advice I gave, and these partisan lawfare prosecutions have to stop,” he said. “Why in five years of Dana Nessel are only Republicans the continuing targets of these partisan lawfare prosecutions?”

Judge Kristen Simmons is expected to decide whether the case moves to trial after she concludes preliminary exams that are scheduled to resume on May 28.

The 15 Republicans face forgery related charges that carry a prison sentence of up to 14 years, as well as election law charges that carry a maximum sentence of five years.